The religions of the world and their relations to Christianity, considered in 8 lects. founded by R. Boyle

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Page 179 - When he established the clouds above. When he strengthened the fountains of the deep. When he gave to the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment. When he appointed the foundations of the earth., then I was by him, as one brought up with him, and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him, rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth, and my delights were with the sons of men.
Page 179 - Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.
Page 179 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth : when he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep : when he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment : when he appointed the foundations of the earth : then I was by him, as one brought up with him...
Page 179 - The LORD possessed me in the beginning of His way, Before His works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, Or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth; When there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, Before the hills was I brought forth: While as yet He had not made the earth, nor the fields, Nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
Page 179 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there : when He set a compass upon the face of the depth : when He established the clouds above: when He strengthened the fountains of the deep : when He gave to the sea His decree, that the waters should not pass His commandment; when He appointed the foundations of the earth : then I was by Him as one brought up with Him; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing always before him: rejoicing in the habitable part of His earth; and my delights were with the sons...
Page 209 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as a sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal.
Page 197 - God made man in his own image," and " gave him dominion over the fish of the sea, over the fowls of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
Page 192 - Say not in thy heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down:) or, Who shall descend into the abyss? (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead.) But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach...
Page 5 - Turks, and Jews, and the chief sects of Christians could allege for their 'several opinions ; that so, though he believed more than he could comprehend, he might not believe more than he could prove; and not owe the stedia4ness of his faith to so poor a cause as the ignorance of what might be objected against it.
Page 9 - OBJECTIONS. f) essential a part of man's constitution ? Are not they manifestly adapted to peculiar times and localities and races? Is it not probable that the theology of all alike is something merely accidental, an imperfect theory about our relations to the universe, which will in due time give place to some other? Have we not reason to suppose that Christianity, instead of being, as we have been taught, a revelation, has its...

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